Center for Global Education Initiatives

  • An experience like this allows one to gain experience not just with work related to one’s discipline, but allows one to gain world experience, perspective, gratitude, and ultimately growth. Angie Larenas Malawi 2011

    An experience like this allows one to gain experience not just with work related to one’s discipline, but allows one to gain world experience, perspective, gratitude, and ultimately growth. Angie Larenas Malawi 2011

  • "I found some of the most insightful conversations I have had about the right to health, and how we can all play our part to achieve it, were in Malawi, over a cold Fanta around the dinner table at the end of the day." Lucy Mac Gabhann Malawi 2011

    "I found some of the most insightful conversations I have had about the right to health, and how we can all play our part to achieve it, were in Malawi, over a cold Fanta around the dinner table at the end of the day." Lucy Mac Gabhann Malawi 2011

  • “This trip changed so many of my perceptions, about the other professional fields, about maternal health, and about healthcare in a developing country.” Ashley LaRiccia,Law, Malawi 2012

    “This trip changed so many of my perceptions, about the other professional fields, about maternal health, and about healthcare in a developing country.” Ashley LaRiccia,Law, Malawi 2012

  • "In working with clinicians and educators, we, as physical therapists, can affect change on a very human level through promoting function and movement, as well as developing cross-cultural ties in this ever-diversifying global community." Samatha DuFlo, Malawi 2013, Physical Therapy

    "In working with clinicians and educators, we, as physical therapists, can affect change on a very human level through promoting function and movement, as well as developing cross-cultural ties in this ever-diversifying global community." Samatha DuFlo, Malawi 2013, Physical Therapy

  • “How can quality of life be preserved if the truth of diagnosis is retrained … an example of how social structure and culture influences health outcomes. This reminds me of Dr. Johnson’s Social Determinants of Health class and why this project exists.” Nahid Koohkanrizi Hong Kong 2014

    “How can quality of life be preserved if the truth of diagnosis is retrained … an example of how social structure and culture influences health outcomes. This reminds me of Dr. Johnson’s Social Determinants of Health class and why this project exists.” Nahid Koohkanrizi Hong Kong 2014

  • “How can quality of life be preserved if the truth of diagnosis is retrained … an example of how social structure and culture influences health outcomes. This reminds me of Dr. Johnson’s Social Determinants of Health class and why this project exists.” Nahid Koohkanrizi Hong Kong 2014

    “How can quality of life be preserved if the truth of diagnosis is retrained … an example of how social structure and culture influences health outcomes. This reminds me of Dr. Johnson’s Social Determinants of Health class and why this project exists.” Nahid Koohkanrizi Hong Kong 2014

  • "From laughing and playing with kids (it is amazing how many connections can be made over blowing bubbles); to understanding village life through the words of the chief; to experiencing the humility and generosity of the Indian priests who ran a University; to the unlimited questions we had for our partners at Kachere and Blantyre Malaria Project about lifestyles–I feel like we were able to ascertain more depth and breadth of Malawian culture than I thought would be possible in three and a half weeks.” Kathleen Bolan Malawi, 2014

    "From laughing and playing with kids (it is amazing how many connections can be made over blowing bubbles); to understanding village life through the words of the chief; to experiencing the humility and generosity of the Indian priests who ran a University; to the unlimited questions we had for our partners at Kachere and Blantyre Malaria Project about lifestyles–I feel like we were able to ascertain more depth and breadth of Malawian culture than I thought would be possible in three and a half weeks.” Kathleen Bolan Malawi, 2014

Mission

The Center for Global Education Initiatives (CGEI) provides campus leadership for global health initiatives for faculty and students. This center works to build University of Maryland of Baltimore's national repuation in global health interprofessional education by partnering across campus to grow interprofessional global programs.

Our Initiatives

Funding for Interprofessional Global Health Education Opportunities

The Center for Global Education Initiatives (CGEI) provides funding to support the creation of interprofessional global health education opportunities for faculty and students.

If you are a student looking to apply to any one of our opportunities click here.

If you are a faculty member looking for funding to develop a global education opportunity, click here for more information

International Travel Resources

If you are traveling out of the US for UMB purposes, please register your travel on our travel reigistry. Click here to access the registry. Also, check out our page that travel resources available for  your trip.

Scholarship and Research

Are you looking for academic work on global health? Check out our publications page to see the academic work faculty are doing around the issue of global health.